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Norway’s Princess Ingrid Alexandra celebrated her 13th birthday on Saturday, 21 January 2017, beginning her teenage years.

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra, who is second in line to the Norwegian throne, after her father Crown Prince Haakon, was born 21 January 2004, at Rikshospitalet University Hospital in Oslo.

The Princess was christened in the Palace Chapel by Bishop Gunnar Stålsett on 17 April 2004. Her grandfather King Harald V, Crown Prince Fredrik of Denmark, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, King Felipe VI of Spain, her aunt Princess Märtha Louise, and her maternal grandmother Ms Marit Tjessem are her godparents.

Three generations: King Harald V, Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Ingrid Alexandra in 2016. Photo: Torgrim Melhuus/TiTT Melhuus as/NDR/Det kongelige hoff

Princess Ingrid Alexandra currently attends the Oslo International School at Bekkestua, and she has already carried out several official engagements. She usually joins her grandparents, King Harald and Queen Sonja, and other members of the royal family on the palace balcony on 17 May, to greet the Children’s Parade on Norway’s Constitution Day.

Princess Ingrid Alexandra with her parents, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs, the Royal Court